Georgia Association of Public Safety Communications Officials

Chatham County: Mobile Radio Technician 1

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Chatham County Government is seeking a Mobile Radio Tech. Do you have a vocational degree in Electronic Technology plus experience working with portable and mobile radios? Apply today!

Job Summary: Under the general supervision of the Assistant Director, provide maintenance, repair, and technical support for the implementation and maintenance of new and existing radio and warning systems. Daily tasks will include testing, troubleshooting, repairing, and maintaining various radio systems such as base, mobile and portable two-way radios, and associated accessory equipment; performing periodic preventative maintenance inspections on radio equipment and tower sites owned by the county, ensuring UPS and backup generators are serviceable and ready to work in emergencies; inventory orders, stock repair parts, shop consumables and supplies; as well as complete work orders and required reports. The work environment is predominately field based, however attendance to regular meetings, conferences, workshops and training sessions are necessary. Other duties may be assigned.

Minimum Qualifications: High School Diploma or GED, and a two (2) year vocational degree in Electronic Technology or related field, or equivalent military training, and one (1) year of experience repairing and maintaining Motorola Astro25 Simulcast 700/800 MHz SmartZone trunked radio equipment and two-way radio installation; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license. Selected candidate must obtain the APCO Radio Technician Certificate and an FCC General Class Radiotelephone Operator license within twelve (12) months of hire. You may be required to obtain additional specific training and technical certifications.

Chatham County, GA Government, offers a competitive compensation and benefits package and the opportunity to work for a leader in the public sector. Some of our key benefits include generous vacation and sick leave, medical, dental, and vision coverage, company-paid life and disability insurance, Employee Health Center, pension plan, 457(b) retirement plan, flexible spending accounts (FSA), professional development, and employee appreciation events. Chatham County, GA Government, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Note: During emergencies and disasters affecting Chatham County, you may be required to report to work as part of a disaster operations team.



Posting Start : 05/11/2023

Posting End : 06/07/2023

SALARY RANGE: $46,706.00-$77,065.00